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Scientists Discover Unexpected Side Effect to Cleaning Up Urban Air

Robert Perkins
As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.

JPL News: Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity

A new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.

A New Spin to Solving Mystery of Stellar Companions

Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Artist's concept of brown dwarf

Undersea Topography Generates Hot Spots of Ocean Mixing

Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Ocean ice

The Neutron Dance

Caltech geochemist John Eiler aims to reveal “the genetics of everything.”
Caltech geochemist John Eiler

The Grand Tour: Watson Lecture Preview

Lorinda Dajose
In the November 15 Watson Lecture, Professor of Planetary Science Heather Knutson will discuss exploring planets outside of our solar system.
Heather Knutson

Caltech Launches New Autonomous Systems Research Center

Robert Perkins
Caltech has created a new interdisciplinary research center focused on pioneering autonomous systems technologies.
Assembly Room

Going Out in a Blaze of Glory: Cassini Mission Highlights

Lorinda Dajose
The November Watson Lecture will be given by Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist.
Linda Spilker

Caltech's Konstantin Batygin Named a Packard Fellow

Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.